Specifications
​Our New Home Standard Specifications

  Foundation

* 8" x 22" concrete footings
* Poured concrete walls 
* Heavy duty anchor bolts
* 4" concrete basement floor over 8" stone with vapor barrier
* 4" concrete garage floor with 1/2" reinforcement bars
* Perimeter foundation drain
* Perimeter radon loop from under basement floor stubbed up through roof (fan not included)
* As per code, Bilco door or walk-out basement (determined by lot grade)


  Framing

* Steel beam main supports over 3" diameter columns
* 2"x 6" treated sill plate on foundation wall 
* 2"x 10" floor joists 16" OC
* 2"x 6" exterior walls 16" OC
* 2"x 4" interior walls 16" OC
* Wood bridging between joists
* Engineered roof trusses, (as per plan)
* 3/4" Tongue & Groove OSB floor sheathing (glued & nailed)
* 1/2" OSB exterior sheathing
* 1/2" OSB roof sheathing
* Exterior house wrap 


  Roof

* 30 year architectural shingles (choice of colors) 
* 15 lb. felt paper
* Ice and water shield protection in valleys and eves
* Aluminum ridge vent
* Aluminum drip edge
* Aluminum soffit venting (choice of colors)


  Windows & Doors

* Simonton all vinyl maintenance free windows with low-e glass
* All double hung windows have tilt-in sashes 
* Grills between the glass
* Screen for all double hung and casement windows
* Thermatru exterior doors with Schlage Plymouth knob locksets
* Insulated raised panel garage doors, pre wired for openers


  Exterior

* Front facade, 2" stone veneer, stucco or vinyl siding (as per plan)
* Vinyl siding on remainder of house (standard color selection)
* Aluminum gutters, downspouts & trim (standard color selection)


  Plumbing

* PVC waste drain lines
* Copper water supply lines
* Shut off valves at all fixtures
* Two outside frost free spigots with inside shut-off valves
* High efficiency direct vent hot water heater (size depends on number of bathrooms)
* Delta single lever faucets at all fixtures
* Washer and dryer hook-up
* Ice maker hook-up for refrigerator


  Heating & Air Conditioning

* High Efficiency direct vent gas forced air furnace, 92% + efficiency
* Central air conditioning
* Insulated fiberglass main trunk line in basement
* Metal branches and ducts
* Programable thermostat
* 500 or 1000 gallon buried LP tank (customer owned) where natural gas is not available


  Fireplace  

* Heat-N-Glo SL-750 direct vent gas fireplace
* Blower fan and remote included
* Surround to be marble and wood or stone (as per plans)


  Electric, Phone & TV Cable

* 200 amp service
* Electric meets or exceeds National Electrical Code
* Two GFI outside waterproof receptacles
* Lighting package (allowance as per model)
* Prewired for six TV cable and six phone jacks
* Exhaust fan/light combination in all baths
* Hardwired smoke detectors with battery backup in all bedrooms and one on each floor 
* Carbon monoxide detectors
* Arc fault breakers in electric panel
* Tamper proof receptacles


  Insulation

* Meets or exceeds 2009 International Residential Code
* R-19, exterior walls
* R-38, ceiling
* Firecaulking
* Super seal air infiltration home package


  Drywall & Paint

* 1/2" Drywall glued and screwed
* Interior wall paint, flat only, Antique White, sprayed and backrolled
* Trim paint, semi gloss white
* Garage walls are drywalled, painted and trimmed



  Interior Trim

* Wood cased openings at all doorways
* 4 1/4" baseboard molding throughout house (paint grade)
* 2 1/4" casing around all windows and doors (paint grade)
* Six panel colonist doors
* Window sills at all double hung windows
* Schlage plymouth door knobs
* Door stops


  Flooring

* Ceramic tile or wood in foyer, dining room, kitchen. laundry and all baths
* Upgraded carpet in all other areas


  Kitchen & Vanities  

* Allowance for kitchen and vanities (based on plans)
* Mirrors over all vanities
* Towel bars and paper holders in all baths
* Ventilated closet shelving


  Other

* Lot graded and seeded in disturbed areas (allowance)
* Driveway paved with 2 1/2" of Airport Mix (allowance)
* Home professionally cleaned prior to move-in



*** Based on supply, builder reserves the right to substitute material of equal or better quality and make changes at builders sole discretion. All measurements are approximate.***
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